Page last updated at 09:54 GMT, Monday, 8 February 2010

Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll on assault charge

Andy Carroll
Mr Carroll will appear before magistrates later this month

Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll has been charged with assault following a fight at a nightclub.

A man suffered minor head injuries during the incident at Blu Bamboo in Newcastle's Bigg Market area on 7 December.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and later discharged.

Mr Carroll, 21, of Prestwick, Northumberland, will appear at Newcastle Magistrates' Court on 25 February.

Print Sponsor

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific